Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

Last Saturday was Bedlam in Oklahoma. If you’re not from Oklahoma you may not know what that means. It is the Saturday in the fall when the University of Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State University Cowboys meet on the football field. Our house is Sooner Born. Sooner Bred. When we die, we’ll be Sooner Dead!…

Mini Meatloaves

Meatloaf is one of the great comfort foods from childhood. Either you loved it or you hated, and no one ever made it quiet the way your mom did. There are so many different recipes. I got this recipe from my husband’s grandmother many years ago. It is one of my favorites. It is easy,…

Pineapple Burgers

Weekends are usually our time to stay around the house and catch up on the things we don’t have time to do during the week. I also cook breakfast and dinner on Saturdays. The last few months we have been extremely busy with our new business and have spent most Saturdays there working and then…

Zucchini Lasagna

I was craving something Italian this weekend. The sauce, the cheese, meat. All that deliciousness in one dish…   I decided to convert my traditional lasagna recipe into a low carb version. This is what I came up with.   A noodle-less, low carb zucchini lasagna with an incredible turkey meat sauce! (Sometimes I really impress…

Fajitas ~ No Tortillas

F – is for Friday, and fajitas! Who doesn’t love fajitas? This is a great low carb option to one of our favorite meals. It meets all the requirements of a low carb lifestyle and tastes great. Ingredients 1 lb Flank or Skirt steak 1 onion 1 large bell pepper, or several small peppers fajita seasoning…

Chicken Chili

We have been trying out the low carb eating plan known as the Ketogenic diet at our house. The Ketogenic diet is a low carb high fat eating plan (LCHF). The Atkins plan, Paleo, and Mediterranean have many of the same characteristics. The main benefit of this diet, is that it forces the body to…

Polenta and Sea Scallops

We started a new training program a few weeks ago. Along with the exercise routines there are recommended recipes to try. We tried this one out last weekend, and it was delicious. I have never cooked scallops before, so that was a new experience, but I just followed the directions and it turned out just…

Chicken and Veggie Burritos

I am always looking for quick, easy and healthy recipes. This one is a winner. Prep time is around ten minutes, and the taste is amazing. This recipe is perfect for an evening meal or to pack in your lunch for work. We always cook up extra chicken breasts on the weekend to use during…